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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Fall 2008

HIS 305K • History of East Asia to 1800

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Course Description

This introductory course presents a broad overview of the history of East Asia, focusing on China, Japan, and Korea. We will study the major historical events and trends up to 1800, including social, political, economic, and cultural developments. We will examine both the differences between the cultures of the region and the interactions between these cultures. Readings from primary sources (in translation).


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